Sankaran Sundaresan

Norman John Sollenberger Professor in Engineering, Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering


Office: E-Quad, A315

Phone: 609-258-4583

Research interests: Granular and multiphase flow; chemical reactor design, stability and dynamics; origin and hierarchy of meso-scale structures in two-phase flows; coarsened equations of motion for two-phase flows; contact stresses in granular assemblies; role of static electrification on gas-particle flows


  • Computer simulation graphic showing hundreds of thousands of atoms in two planes, representing two surfaces, with an abstract web-like channel showing how charge carriers move between the surfaces.

    The science of static shock jolted into the 21st century

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    Sundaresan recognized for lifetime achievement in chemical engineering

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    Faculty commended for outstanding teaching

  • Three innovative projects selected to receive funding from the Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund

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    E-ffiliates program funds efforts to safeguard the power grid and pull drinking water from air

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    Teachers’ passion helps set life trajectories


  • Applied Math

  • Applied Physics

  • Bioengineering and Health


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    Chemical and Biological Engineering

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    Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

  • Researchers, dressed in white suits, work in "clean room" lab under yellow light.

    Princeton Materials Institute